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Urban fiction gives South Bronx voice

Urban fiction gives South Bronx voice

Art, Business April 13, 2011 at 3:50 pm 1 comment

Every day a crowd gathers in the Hub around a sidewalk table spread with paperbacks, nestled between a Halal food cart and a stand selling discount socks. “Slim, I need that book,” shouted Harriet Stokes, standing in front of the table. Stokes, a Mott Haven resident, is an avid readerRead More

Free films shown first Thursdays at Bruckner

Art January 26, 2011 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

The documentary “P-Star Rising,” which follows a 9-year-old girl who hopes to become a rap star and her relationship with her single father, will be aired on Thursday, February 3 at the Bruckner Bar & Grill. The film is a production of Rooftop Films, and is directed by Gabriel Noble.Read More

Bronx culture trolley set to roll again on Feb 2

Art, Transportation January 25, 2011 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Culture Trolley will roll again on Wednesday, February 2, picking up passengers at the Longwood Art Gallery at Grand Concourse and 149th St at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Mott Haven mural depicts immigrants’ dream

Mott Haven mural depicts immigrants’ dream

Art, Immigration August 10, 2010 at 7:19 am 1 comment

Residents helped create public art Last summer, a colorful mural titled “Y yo ya estaba! I was already here!” took shape on the parking lot wall of Iglesia Evangélica Española, the Bronx Spanish Evangelical Church on the block of East 156th Street between Tinton and Union avenues. Artist Virginia AyressRead More

In the news, August 1-7

Art, Education, News, Police August 1, 2010 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

The work of the renowned architect C.B.J. Snyder, best known for his work on public schools, will be discussed by researcher Jean Arrington. The free lecture is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 18 at p.m. at the Mott Haven Library, 321 E. 140th St. off Alexander Ave, andRead More

In the news, July 26-August 1

In the news, July 26-August 1

Art, Business, Immigration, News, Parks, Police, Politics July 26, 2010 at 11:46 am 0 comments

Beginning a string of three homicides in seven days, 18-year-old Troynisha Harris was killed by a man who jumped from a Lincoln Town Car and plunged a knife into her neck on July 24. Harris and a friend were sitting on a stoop on 166th Street at 3:30 a.m. whenRead More

Mass Transit Theater brings the streets to the stage

Mass Transit Theater brings the streets to the stage

Art, Education May 23, 2010 at 9:53 am 0 comments

Bronx-based acting company marks ’40 years of art and activism’ Four high school students stand in a line, complaining about how their school treated them. “Any morning when you get off the bus, you can find zillions of police vans around your school,” says one, “and 60 or 70 extraRead More

Earth Fest reaches out with music and games

Earth Fest reaches out with music and games

Art, Environment, Health, Parks, Politics May 12, 2010 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

The Bronx throws a party for Earth Day’s 40th birthday Legendary emcee Grandmaster Caz has been packing parties in the South Bronx since 1974, but none quite like the one at St. Mary’s Park in Mott Haven for this year’s Earth Day on April 24. .   Soundslide by NickRead More